Useful Articles in Blazar Research

Review Articles
Variability of Extragalactic Radio Sources: Theory and Observation Altschuler
1989, FCPh, 14, 37
Unified Models for Active Galactic Nuclei and Quasars
Antonucci
1993, Ann Rev 31, 473
Modeling the Emission Processes in Blazars Boettcher 2007, Ap&SS, 309, 95
Extragalactic Radio Jets
Bridle
1984, Ann. Rev. 22, 319
Particle Acceleration in Relativistic Outflows
Bykov et al.
2012, Space Science Reviews
Superluminal Apparent Motions in Distant Radio Sources
Chodorowski
2004, Am J Phys, 73, 639
Radio and millimeter continuum surveys and their astrophysical implications de Zotti et al. 2010, A&A Rev., 18, 1
Modeling Extragalactic Jets
Ferrari
1998, Ann. Rev. 36, 539
Cosmic Magnetobremsstrahlung (Synchrotron Radiation) Ginzburg & Syrovatskii
1965, Ann. Rev. 3, 297
X-Ray Emission from Extragalactic Jets Harris & Krawczynski
2006, Ann. Rev. A & A 44, 463
Compact Radio Sources
Kellermann
1981, Ann. Rev. 19, 373
Jets in Active Galactic Nuclei
Marscher
2009, ArXiv 0909.2576
Magnetohydrodynamic Production of Relativistic Jets
Meier et al.
2001, Science, 291, 84
High Resolution Radio Astronomy Using Very Long Baseline Interferometry
Middelberg and Bach
2008, Rpts Prog Phys, 71
The Compact Steep-Spectrum and Gigahertz Peaked-Spectrum Radio Sources O'Dea
1998, PASP, 110, 493
Parsec-scale structure of quasars: dawn of the golden age?
Ojha
2003, BASI, 41, 1
Active Galactic Nuclei: what's in a name? Padovani et al. 2017, Ann. Rev. 25:2
Magnetic Fields in Astrophysical Jets: From Launch to Termination
Pudritz et al.
2012, Space Science Reviews
Polarization Properties of Extragalactic Radio Sources
Saikia et al.
1988, Ann. Rev. 26, 93
Unified Schemes for Radio-Loud Active Galactic Nuclei
Urry & Padovani
1995, PASJ, 107, 803
Superluminal Motion Statistics and Cosmology
Vermeulen & Cohen
1994, ApJ, 430, 467
The Emission Line Spectrum of Active Galactic Nuclei and the Unifying Scheme
Veron-Cetty & Veron
2000, A & A Rev, 10, 81
Intraday Variability in Quasars and BL Lac Objects
Wagner & Witzel
1995, Ann. Rev. 33, 163
The X-ray Jets of Active Galaxies
Worrall
2009, A & A Rev. 17, 1
Parsec-Scale Jets in Extragalactic Radio Sources
Zensus
1997, Ann. Rev. 35, 607

Computing/Authoring

Notes on DIFMAP package
Homan
2006
Local Purdue Computing Instructions
Lister
2007
PDL guide
Mertens
2011
Linux Cheat Sheet
Zender
2008
Latex Cheat Sheet
Zender
2008
NED Best Practices for Data Publication V1.2
Schmitz
2013
A&A Guide to English Editing I
2007
A&A Guide to English Editing II
2008

   Community/Employment
AAS Workforce Survey 2014
AAS
2014
Professional Tips for PhD Students
Hansen
2012
Employment and Funding in Astronomy
Seth et al.
2008
AUI Response to NSF PRC Report
Associated Universities, Inc.
2013
From the Ground Up: Balancing the NSF Astronomy Program
NSF Senior Review
2006
Graduate School Survival Guide
Azuma
2003
Astronomer to Data Scientist AAS
2013
An Exploratory Study of Credibility Issues in Astronomy Press Releases
Nielsen et al.
2007

Dissertations

Relativistic jets in active galactic nuclei: hydrodynamics and emission
Agudo
2002
Relativistic 3D models of Astrophysical Jets: Extragalactic Jets and Gamma Ray Bursts
Aloy
1999
Constraints on jets and accretion disks in low luminosity radio galaxies Avanti
2007
VLBI Observations of Two Prototypical AGN: 0716+714 and Cyg A
Bach
2004
Bright extragalactic x-ray sources with optical and radio counterparts Bauer
2001
Radio Variability and Interstellar Scintillation of Blazars
Bignall
2003
The intrinsic luminosity function and evolution of highly beamed active galactic nuclei Cara 2008
Active Galactic Nuclei throughout the Spectrum: M87, PKS 2052-47, and the MOJAVE Sample Chang 2010
Multi-frequency Time Variability of Active Galactic Nuclei Chatterjee 2010
VLBI and VSOP study of two quasar jets Chen
2005
Studies of the kpc-scale radio and optical emission from X-ray jets in active galactic nuclei Cheung
2004
The Kiloparsec Properties of Blazars
Cooper
2010
Correlated Multiwavelength Polarization in Blazars D'Arcangelo 2010
The X-ray view of radio-loud active galactic nuclei: The central engine and its environment Donato
2005
VLBI Studies of Extremely Distant Quasars Frey
2000
High-Resolution Study of Selected Intraday Variable Sources Gabanyi
2006
Environments of powerful radio galaxies through the cosmic ages Goodlet
2004
The jets in radio galaxies
Hardcastle
1996
A Combined Optical and Radio Study of 3CR Radio Galaxies Harvanek 1999
Beams, bursts, bubbles, and bullets: Relativistic outflows in astrophysics Heinz
2000
The MOJAVE Chandra Sample: A Correlation Study of Blazars and Radio Galaxies in X-Ray and Radio Wavelengths
Hogan
2011
Polarization Studies of the Parsec Scale Jets of AGN
Homan
1999
Radio Variability of Active Galactic Nuclei: Analysis of Long-Term Multifrequency Data Hovatta
2009
Observational Constraints on Cosmological Evolution of Dual-Population Radio Sources Jamrozy
2002
High-resolution multi-wavelength study of the jet in 3C 273 Jester
2001
Compact Radio Cores in AGN: The X-Ray Connection
Kadler
2005
A Pc-scale study of radio-loud AGN: The Fanaroff-Riley Divide and Unification
Kharb
2004
Origin of the Gamma-Ray Emission in AGN Jets - A Multi-wavelength Photometry and Polarimetry Data Analysis of the Quasar 3C 279
Kiehlmann
2015
Parsec Scale Intra-day Variability In Radio Selected Blazars: A MOJAVE Study Kuchibhotla 2010
Host Galaxies and Environments of Compact Extragalactic Radio Sources
Labiano
2006
Structural changes of the quasar 3C454.3
Lederman
2007
A Global 86 GHZ VLBI Survey of Compact Radio Sources Lee 2007
The Influence of Special Relativistic Effects on the Observed Properties of AGN
Lister
1999
Physics of the Parsec-Scale Structures in the Quasar 3C 345
Lobanov
1996
High Frequency VLBI Studies of Sagittarius A* and NRAO 530 Lu 2010
The relationship between the radio and gamma-ray emission of blazars
Max-Moerbeck
2013
Rest frame variability characteristics of blazars McFarland
2005
Gas Around AGN and New Phase Calibration Strategies for High-Frequency VLBI Middelberg
2004
A 22 GHZ VLBI Survey of 140 Compact Extragalactic Radio Sources
Moellenbrock
1998
High Resolution VLBI Observations of Centaurus A Muller 2010
22 GHz VLBA Polarization monitoring of 13 Blazars
Ojha
1998
Multi-Wavelength Studies of BL Lacertae Objects
Perlman
1994
Linear and non-linear Kelvin-Helmholtz instabilities in relativistic flows. Application to extragalactic jets.
Perucho
2005
Geodetic Observations of EGRET Blazars
Piner
1998
Multifrequency VLBI Observations of Selected Active Galactic Nuclei
Rastorgueva
2011
A Multiwavelength Study of BL Lacertae Objects: Implications for Unification
Rector
1998
Detecting the EB Attenuation of Blazars with GLAST
Reyes
2007
The radio variability of gamma-ray blazars
Richards
2011
Magnetic field of relativistic jets in AGN
Roca Sogorb
2007
Multifrequency VLBI Studies of Compact Extragalactic Jets
Savolainen
2006
Theoretical study of multifrequency emission variability in blazars Sokolov
2005
A Multiwavelength Study of Blazars
Sowerds-Emmerd
2005
Pc and Sub-Pc-Scale Structure and Evolution in Nearby Compact Radio Sources
Tingay
1996
Accretion modes and unified schemes for FR-II radio galaxies Whysong
2005

Books
The Craft of Scientific Writing, 3rd Edition
Alley
1996
The Craft of Scientific Presentations, 2nd Edition
Alley
2013
Relativistic Jets from Active Galactic Nuclei
Bottcher et al.
2012
An Introduction to Radio Astronomy
Burke and Graham-Smith
2002
The Physics of Extragalactic Radio Sources
de Young
2002
Beams and Jets in Astrophysics
Hughes
1991
Quasars and Active Galactic Nuclei: An Introduction Kembhavi and Narlikar
1999
Active Galactic Nuclei
Krolik
1999
High Energy Astrophysics, Third Edition
Longair
2011
Black Hole Astrophysics: The Engine Paradigm
Meier
2012
Astrophysics of Gaseous Nebulae and Active Galactic Nuclei Osterbrock
1989
An Introduction to Active Galactic Nuclei
Peterson
1997
Radiative Processes in Astrophysics
Rybicki and Lightman
1979
Gas Dynamics
Shu
1992
Synthesis Imaging in Radio Astronomy II
eds. Taylor, Carilli, and Perley
1999
Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy
Thompson, Moran, Swenson
2001
Practical Statistics for Astronomers
Wall and Jenkins
2003
Quasar Astronomy
Weedman
1986
Tools of Radio Astronomy, Fifth Edition Wilson, Rohlfs, and Huttemeister 2009
VLBA Summer School Proceedings
eds. Zensus, Diamond, Napier
1995


Superluminal Speed and Doppler Boosting Expressions for Relativistic Jets